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[movies]Eyes of Youth - Harry Garson Productions
A young woman, confronted by four options for proceeding in her life, is granted the ability to see what results would come from her choice of of the options. After she sees her future along three of the roads, she makes her choice. This film is often credited for giving Valentino the role that led to him being cast in The Four Horseman of the Apocalypse (1921). Stars: Clara Kimball Young, Gareth Hughes and Pauline Starke Features: Rudolph Valentino Runtime: 78 min Sound Mix: Silent Color: Black...
Keywords: Gen X; Silent Film; Rudolph Valentino; Drama
Downloads: 779 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]La Tentation de Saint Antoine - Georges Méliès
The Temptation of St. Anthony La Tentation de Saint Antoine, 1898, 1m10s Star Film Catalogue No. 169 In his cave, the hermit Saint Anthony prays before an effigy of the crucified Christ. A scantily-clad woman suddenly appears, and St Anthony shields his eyes from the sight of temptation. She vanishes, and he recommences reading the Bible. Two women appear either side of him, and he recoils in horror...
Keywords: Gen X; Georges Méliès; Religious
Downloads: 2,365
[movies]Le Cauchemar - Georges Méliès
Le Cauchemar, 1896, 1m09s Star Film Catalogue No. 82 In the grip of a nightmare, a man tosses and turns in bed. He imagines a woman sitting at the foot end, clad only in a sheet, but when he reaches out to embrace her, she turns into a blackface minstrel with a banjo, and he reacts in horror, falling back onto the bed. The minstrel leaps up onto the bed and performs a song and dance routine. Unable to stand it any longer, the man grabs him by the shoulders, only to find him turning into Pierrot ...
Keywords: Gen X; Georges Méliès; Fantasy
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[movies]All Night - Universal Film Manufacturing Company
A French bedroom style farce, a down-on-their-luck married society couple (Dorian and Warren) persuade an unmarried pair (Valentino and Myers) to take their places at a party while they pretend to be the servants to impress a man of means who may give them money and assistance. In contrast to the screen persona of "The Great Lover", Valentino's character of Richard Thayer is shy and insecure. For this film, he performed several scenes of physical comedy and pratfalls, including falling from a wi...
Keywords: Gen X; Comedy; Drama; Silent Film; Rudolph Valentino; Carmel Myers
Downloads: 949 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Le Squelette Joyeaux - Lumière
One of the most famous films from The Lumière Brothers, who are often credited as the Fathers of All Cinema, "Le Squelette Joyeaux" (also known as "The Dancing Skeleton") is arguably the first stop-motion film but surely the best known of its time, packing in the viewers for this witty short comedy film. Release Date: France 1897 Production Co: Lumière Read more about Auguste and Louis Lumière http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auguste_and_Louis_Lumi%C3%A8re
Keywords: Gen X; Lumière; Fantasy; Comedy; Short; Stop-Motion; Animation
Downloads: 1,237 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Les Tresors de Satan - Georges Méliès
The setting of this fantastic scene represents the hall of an old chateau in which a miser has locked up seven large bags containing his wealth. Satan, who has made his way into the chateau, puts the seven bags in a strong box, and makes with his hands some cabalistic motions. The miser comes into the hall and is greatly astonished to find his fortune missing. He opens the coffer and immediately the bags leap out...
Keywords: Gen X; Georges Méliès; Fantasy; Comedy; Short
Downloads: 2,335
[movies]Le Voyage Dans la Lun - Georges Méliès
Le Voyage Dans la Lun (A Trip to the Moon) by Georges Méliès (1902) George Melies's `A Trip to the Moon' welcomes a change in film making of the twentieth century. Combined with live action as well as models, the movie tells a story about astronauts who take a trip to the moon. The moon, having a human face captures the astronauts after they crash into its eye. They later escape the moon and it's moon-men and make it back to earth safely...
Keywords: Gen X; Georges Méliès; Moon; Fantasy; Short
Downloads: 4,837
[movies]1921 Camille - Alexandre Dumas
Camille is a 1921 silent film starring Rudolph Valentino and Alla Nazimova. It is one of numerous screen adaptations of La Dame aux Camélias by Alexandre Dumas, fils. The original play opened in Paris in 1852. The film moves the setting of the story to 1920s Paris, and includes many lavish Art Deco sets, including that of Marguerite's apartment. Natacha Rambova, who would later become Valentino's second wife, was the movie's art director...
Keywords: Gen X; Silent Film; Drama; Alexandre Dumas; Rudolph Valentino; Alla Nazimova
Downloads: 1,665 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Un peu de feu s.v.p - Georges Méliès
A comedic short from director Georges Méliès. Country: France Release Date: 13 February 1904 (USA) France (1903) Also Known As (AKA) Un peu de feu s.v.p. France (original title) Every Man His Own Cigar Lighter USA Nieco ognia prosze Poland
Keywords: Gen X; Georges Méliès; Short Film; Silent Film; Comedy
Downloads: 356
[movies]L'Obsession de l'or - Segundo de Chomón
An artist is painting the portrait of a young woman dressed in a country costume in his attic studio. The landlord demands the rent, but the artist has no money and forces the landlord out. The model tries to comfort him, but he throws her out too. Dancing safes appear and he takes bags of gold coins out of them. A woman fairy appears and she transports them to a palace. Soldiers march in and a troupe of women dancers perform...
Keywords: Gen X; Segundo de Chomón; Silent Film; Short Film; Drama
Downloads: 432
[movies]La Flamme Merveilleuse - Georges Méliès
A juggler enters upon the scene, picks up a skull, throws it into the air, catches it in his hands, where it is transformed into a handkerchief. The handkerchief, after being twirled about a wand, is changed to a napkin, and afterward to a tablecloth. Out of the table cloth comes a servant. The servant brings a low table upon which the juggler throws some magic powder. The powder takes fire and blazes up into a large flame, in the midst of which appears a beautiful female...
Keywords: Gen X; Georges Méliès; Short Film; Silent Film; Fantasy
Downloads: 368
[movies]La Chaise à Porteurs Enchantée - Georges Méliès
A man stands in front of a backdrop painted with a nature scene. From a fan, he conjures a costume, then a woman appears inside it. An assistant carries in a mannequin; they dress her and she suddenly comes alive. The magic continues: footmen bring in a sedan chair. He covers two seated women with scarves; when he removes the scarves, the women have traded places. The women, the magician, his assistant, and the footmen continue to appear and disappear, changing places and costumes...
Keywords: Gen X; Georges Méliès; Short Film; Silent Film; Fantasy
Downloads: 381
[movies]Une nuit épouvantable - Segundo de Chomón
Une nuit épouvantable aka Robert Macaire and Bertrand UK aka A Dreadful Night UK aka A Terrible Night USA Directed by Segundo de Chomón Country: France 1905 Length 40 Metres Run Time: 2 minutes A poor soldier of fortune comes to an inn to enjoy a rest but he reckons with an evil spirit. After several unsuccessful attempts over each other, it is blown away by a tremendous explosion which ripped through the house...
Keywords: Gen X; Segundo de Chomón; Silent Film; Short Film; Fantasy
Downloads: 425
[movies]Le Sorcier Arabe - Segundo de Chomón
A sorcerer draws signs on the sand making charming young women. Director: Segundo de Chomón Writer: Segundo de Chomón Country: France Language: French Release Date: 1906 Also Known As: El brujo arabe (Spain) The Arabic Sorcere (English) Production Co: Pathé Frères Pathé Frères Film Catalogue no. 1446
Keywords: Gen X; Segundo de Chomón; Fantasy; Hand-Coloured
Downloads: 833
[movies]Le Sculpteur Express - Segundo de Chomón
A sculptor and his assistant quickly make a creation. Director: Segundo de Chomón Stars: Julienne Mathieu Country: France Language: French Release Date: 3 August 1907 (USA) 1907 (France) Production Companies: Pathé Frères Distributors: Pathé Frères (1907) (France and USA) (theatrical) Sound Mix: Silent Color: Black and White Also Known As (AKA) Le sculpteur express France (original title) The Express Sculptor USA
Keywords: Gen X; Segundo de Chomón; Fantasy; Comedy; Julienne Mathieu
Downloads: 543
[movies]Le Mariage de Victoire - Georges Méliès
"How Bridget's Lover Escaped" ("Le marriage de Victoire") is a comedy from Georges Méliès. It begins with a man (I think he's a fireman) in he kitchen--making out with the cook, Bridget. When folks overhear the commotion, they enter the kitchen and the man hides. After a while, I guess he got bored and attacks them. This leads to a police chase on the rooftops of Paris. In the end, Bridget and her lover marry...
Keywords: Gen X; Georges Méliès; Short Film; Silent Film; Comedy
Downloads: 375
[movies]Les Tulipes - Segundo de Chomón
The creation of tulips is a delicate and magical thing... Director: Segundo de Chomón Writer: Segundo de Chomón Cinematographer: Segundo de Chomón Country: France Language: French Release Date: 4 January 1908 (USA) 1907 (France) Production Companies: Pathé Frères Distributors: Pathé Frères (theatrical) (1907) (France) 1908 (USA) Sound Mix: Silent Color: Color (stencil tinted) Also Known As (AKA) Les tulipes France (original title) The Tulips USA
Keywords: Gen X; Segundo de Chomón; Fantasy; Hand-Coloured
Downloads: 832
[movies]L'Araignée D'or - Segundo de Chomón
1909 Segundo de Chomón L'Araignée D'or The Gold Spider by Segundo de Chomón "L'Araignée d'or" (The Golden Spider 1909) is an excellent short film that tells a fantastic and delightful story wherein a lumberjack, who shares his strange adventure with the audience by looking directly into the camera, follows four gnomes during their peculiar stroll through the forest. In a pond of water, the gnomes pick up a golden spider who has special and profit making abilities...
Keywords: Gen X; Segundo de Chomón; Silent Film; Short Film; Fantasy
Downloads: 482
[movies]Le Scarabe d'or - Segundo de Chomón
1907 Segundo de Chomón Le Scarabe d'or (The Golden Beetle) Note: This film is often incorrectly attributed to Ferdinand Zecca, a very talented comtemporary film-maker who often collaborated on films with Segundo de Chomón through Pathé Frères, for its direction. Weird, creative, and colorful, the visuals in "The Golden Beetle" are as spectacular as anything made in the early years of cinema. This had to have taken both a lot of skill and a lot of work to plan and execute...
Keywords: Gen X; Segundo de Chomón; Short Film; Silent Film; Fantasy
Downloads: 481
[movies]Le Dirigeable Fantastique ou le Cauchemar d'un Inventeur - Georges Méliès
"The Inventor Crazybrains and his Wonderful Airship" (Le Dirigeable Fantastique ou le Cauchemar d'un Inventeur) A Jules Verne-like flying airship soars the skies with floating mermaids before out of control fireworks put an end to the crazy inventor's dreams. Unlike the Technicolor wonders that would come decades later, this Georges Méliès film from 1905 achieved its color the old-fashioned way; they were painted on the film by hand.
Keywords: Gen X; Georges Méliès; Silent Film; Short Film; Fantasy; Science Fiction
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[movies]Le théâtre électrique de Bob - Segundo de Chomón
Three young children set up a table, and on the table is placed a miniature stage. The stage curtain opens, a carpet appears, and then the carpet unrolls by itself. Two puppet figures then come out and begin to perform a series of routines. ORIGINAL TITLE Le théâtre électrique de Bob (S) YEAR 1909 DIRECTOR Segundo de Chomón SCREENWRITER Ferdinand Zecca COMPOSER Silent Movie CINEMATOGRAPHER B&W Country: France Language: French Release Date: April 1906 (USA) USA 18 October 1909 (re-release) Al...
Keywords: Gen X; Segundo de Chomón; Silent Film; Short Film; Comedy; Animation; Stop-Motion
Downloads: 623
[movies]La Belle Au Bois Dormant - Segundo de Chomón
"Sleeping Beauty" 1908 Segundo de Chomón La Belle Au Bois Dormant - Sleeping Beauty Directors: Albert Capellani, Lucien Nonguet Writer: Charles Perrault (tale) Stars: Julienne Mathieu Production Co: Pathé Frères
Keywords: Public Domain; Gen X; Silent Movie; Short Film; Segundo de Chomónn; Julienne Mathieu; Fantasy; Pathé Frères
Downloads: 844 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Jeanne d’Arc - Georges Méliès
Jeanne d’Arc, 1900, 10m19s Star Film Catalogue Nos. 264-275 Director: Georges Méliès Writers: Georges Méliès (screenplay), Georges Méliès (story) Stars: Bleuette Bernon, Georges Méliès and Jeanne d'Alcy as Jeanne d'Arc Despite being made as early as 1900, Georges Méliès’ Joan of Arc was in fact the second adaptation of the legend: Georges Hatot’s The Execution of Joan of Arc (Execution de Jeanne d’Arc) was made in 1897...
Keywords: Gen X; Georges Méliès; Joan of Arc; History; Silent Film; Short; Drama; Hand-coloured
Downloads: 1,520
[movies]Le Voleur Invisible - Segundo de Chomón
How do you deal with an invisible thief? ORIGINAL TITLE Le voleur invisible YEAR 1909 DIRECTOR Segundo de Chomón SCREENWRITER Segundo de Chomón CINEMATOGRAPHER Segundo de Chomón Country: France Language: French Release Date: 1909 (France) Production Co: Pathé Frères Sound Mix: Silent Color: Black and White
Keywords: Gen X; Segundo de Chomón; Silent Film; Short Film; Comedy; Animation; Stop-Motion
Downloads: 474
[movies]Création de la Serpentine - Segundo de Chomón
Creation of the Serpentine starring Loie Fuller by Segundo de Chomón
Keywords: Public Domain; Gen X; Silent Movie; Short Film; Segundo de Chomón; Fantasy; Loie Fuller; 1908
Downloads: 1,236 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]El Hotel Eléctrico - Segundo de Chomón
The Electric Hotel starring Segundo de Chomón and Julienne Mathieu http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0000516/
Keywords: Public Domain; Gen X; Silent Movie; Short Film; Segundo de Chomón; Julienne Mathieu; Comedy; Science Fiction; Stop Motion Animation
Downloads: 2,460 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]The Haunted Curiosity Shop - Walter R Booth
An old proprietor is startled by the sudden appearance of a skull. Just as he draws back from the uncanny object, the doors of a medieval wardrobe fly back and a hand prods him with a sword. He turns to confront his assailant when it vanishes, and at the same instant the skull flies to the other end of the room. He clutches at the skull, when it turns into the half form of a girl from the waist up, suspended in mid-air...
Keywords: Gen X; Walter R Booth; Public Domain; British cinema; Comedy, Silent Movie; Short
Downloads: 1,494 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Dream Of A Rarebit Fiend (1906) - Winsor McCay (comic strip)
The fiend faces the spectacular mind-bending consequences of his free-wheeling rarebit binge. Stars Jack Brawn http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0000546/ Please watch Carport Theatre's amazing scored version of this film. You won't regret it. It's wonderful. http://archive.org/details/DreamOfARarebitFiend_381
Keywords: Gen X; Wallace McCutcheon; Edwin S. Porter; Winsor McCay; Jack Brawn; Comedy; Black and White; Silent; Public Domain; The Carport Theatre; The Carport Orchestra
Downloads: 1,758 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
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